Born in Los Angeles, California in 1960, Patrick R. Denver is the son of Bob Denver and Margaret Ryan, his first wife. The oldest of four children, he has three half siblings, Colin Denver, Megan Denver and Emily Denver, by his father's other marriages. Not much of his life and career is known; he was around four years old when he briefly played Gilligan in a dream sequence through use of the "Ames Room Effect" with Alan Hale, Jr. playing a giant in the episode, V for Vitamins on Gilligan's Island. As an adult, he worked behind the scenes in the FX Industry making models and creating miniatures, notably for the movies, "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "Batman Returns" in 1992, "Titanic" in 1997 and "The X Files" in 1998. His step-mother is Dreama Denver, who starred in The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island and was married to Bob when he passed away in 2005.